Cirrhosis of the liver with carcinomatosis in a male patient. Watercolour by Barbara E. Nicholson, 1946.
- Nicholson, Barbara E., active 1946-1957.
About this work
Ashford, Middlesex, 1946.
1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 23.3 x 24.9 cm
Barbara E. Nicholson was a founder member of the Medical Artists Association, where she is recorded as serving on an exhibition committee in October 1949. By 1951, she had illustrated G.F. Gibberd, A short textbook of midwifery (2nd ed., London: J. & A. Churchill, 1941) and Philip Wiles, Essentials of orthopaedics (London: J. & A. Churchill, 1949). She also illustrated published books on flowers. The Medical Artists Association records last list her, in 1951, as resident at Berwick St John, Shaftesbury, Dorset. The collection of Barbara Nicholson's watercolours and pen and ink drawings were painted at Ashford Hospital, Ashford, Middlesex, at the request of the surgeon Norman Matheson between 1946 and 1951, and were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1987 by Ashford Postgraduate Medical Centre.
Lettering in black ink on paper attached to mount with accompanying typed note describing overgrowth of liver lobule arising in cirrhosis
Bears number: 12/1946
Wellcome Library no. 31207i